Congratulations to Virginia Bio Members Receiving Awards This Week
Friday, May 27, 2016
This was the week for award banquets around the state. The following Virginia Bio members were recognized for their hard work:
Dr. Brian Wamhoff of HemoShear Therapeutics won Entrepreneur of the Year from the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council for his novel method of assessing drug candidates.
Kevin Eisenfrats, CEO of Contraline, won Charlottesville Business Innovation Council’s Student Entrepreneur award for the development of a unique male contraceptive that is long-lasting, non-hormonal, and reversible.
BrightSpec won Charlottesville Business Innovation Council Startup of the Year. The company manufactures next-generation spectrometers that are cheaper, faster, and better at a variety of crucial chemical tests.
Synthonics, Inc., won Innovator of the Year from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council.
Congratulations to all the winners!